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Sarcothalia dichotoma (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Leister

Publication details
Sarcothalia dichotoma (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Leister in Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Lesiter 1993: 113

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarcothalia is Sarcothalia burmannii (C.Agardh) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Iridaea dichotoma J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Falkland Islands (Silva 1996-to date). Type: BM (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea dichotoma J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Iridophycus dichotomus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1936

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea cordata var. dichotoma (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.D.Hooker 1847
Iridaea dentata Kützing 1849
Iridaea dentata var. minor Kützing 1849
Gigartina dentata (Kützing) D.H.Kim 1976

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

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